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A fire you can't put out : the civil rights life of Birmingham's Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth

Author: Andrew Michael Manis
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©1999.
Series: Religion and American culture (Tuscaloosa, Ala.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From his 1956 founding of the Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights through the historic demonstrations of 1963, driven by a sense of divine mission, Shuttlesworth pressured Jim Crow restrictions in Birmingham with radically confrontational acts of courage. His intensive campaign pitted him against the staunchly segregationist police commissioner Eugene "Bull" Connor and ultimately brought him to the side of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Manis, Andrew Michael.
Fire you can't put out.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©1999
(DLC) 99006033
(OCoLC)40644764
Named Person: Fred L Shuttlesworth; Fred L Shuttlesworth
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Michael Manis
ISBN: 0585354405 9780585354408
OCLC Number: 47010581
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxxii, 541 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Preface --
Abbreviations --
Chronology --
Introduction --
Alberta --
Ready --
Bethel --
Agitation --
"Bull"fighting --
Stalemate --
Jailbirds --
Confrontations --
Cataclysm --
"Actionist" --
Epilogue --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Religion and American culture (Tuscaloosa, Ala.)
Responsibility: Andrew M. Manis.

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A biography of Fred Shuttlesworth - one of the civil rights movement's lesser known representatives. The author argues that, during a ministry that extended beyond his native Birmingham and into the  Read more...

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"An exhaustive and compelling portrayal of ... the Birmingam minister who labored in the trenches for years, often risking his life for the greater good of all Alabama citizens."--"Kirkus Reviews"

 
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